Australia news live: first person charged under foreign interference laws

Victoria and NSW report no new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as Australian politicians respond to…

RBA cuts cash rate to new historic low of 0.1% – live news

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Queensland election's 'parallel with Warringah': why independent Claire Richardson could topple LNP incumbent

A controversial $1.3bn project brings together angry voters from across the political spectrum in Mark Robinson’s…

Coronavirus Australia live update: Daniel Andrews says 'now is the time to open up' after Victoria records no Covid cases

From midnight tomorrow night Melbourne businesses will be able to start reopening as restrictions ease. Follow…

Daniel Andrews under fire over delayed easing of restrictions after seven new cases reported

Scott Morrison says delay a ‘profound disappointment’, but Victorian premier says he anticipates restrictions will be…

Coalition grilled over $30m Western Sydney airport land, as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live

Budget estimates continue with Australia’s coronavirus response on the agenda. Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry will reconvene…

Labor pursues government over airport land deal as Coalition defends childcare scheme – politics live

Melburnians can now travel up to 25km and spend more time out of the house; federal…

'We have to change Queensland': the environmental issues at stake in the election

Can Queensland break away from fossil fuel extraction and develop jobs and growth in a way…

Coronavirus Australia live: Victoria may ease restrictions despite higher case numbers

Activists throw red paint on Scott Morrison’s car during his visit to the University of Queensland.…

Coronavirus Australia live news: Labor to announce $6bn childcare package as Victoria records 11 cases and new Sydney locations linked to Covid

Anthony Albanese’s budget reply set to also contain ‘significant’ energy announcement, while NSW has 12 new…